Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Oregon (OR) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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List of Oregon schools with animation degree programs

Below is a list of Oregon schools that offer animation degree programs:

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland
Programs available: B. F. A. Animated Arts, Communication Design, Illustration

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List of Oregon schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is a list of Oregon schools that offer graphic design programs:

DeVry University, Portland
Programs available: Associate - Web Graphic Design

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Oregon

Because digital media artists have such a diverse skill set, they can find work in a variety of fields from advertising and public relations to web design. In the state of Oregon, particularly in Portland, jobs in advertising, graphic design, publishing, and web design are fairly easy to come by. In addition to promising job prospects, Oregon also has a nice collection of colleges that offer degree programs for those just starting out to artists seeking an advanced degree. Just a few popular Oregon art and design schools include Pacific Northwest College of Art, Southern Oregon State University, and Portland State University.

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Oregon

Across the U.S., multimedia artists work in creative fields such as advertising, animation, game design, film and video, graphic design, web design, sound production, and more. In the state of Oregon, aspiring multimedia artists have the opportunity to work at a variety of creative agencies based in Portland (the state’s largest city), or they might find work in the areas of advertising, graphic design, or web design in other principal cities such as Eugene, Salem, Bend, or Gresham.

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Art Schools in Oregon

June 18, 2012
Oregon

Oregon might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about art, but did you know that this comfortably populated state is home to many unique art venues and a variety of competitive art & design schools? The Art Institute of Portland, Oregon College of Art and Craft, and Pacific Northwest College of Art are just a few of the top art & design schools here, but several others are popular among artists interested in a B.A. or B.S. in art, with an optional emphasis.

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Oregon

Oregon is home to a number of top-notch schools that offer excellent art and design programs. These schools made the cut based on a variety of factors such as student satisfaction, affordability, convenience, job placement services, clubs and organizations, facilities, faculty credentials, and more. While many of the states schools offer art and design programs, one stand out offers the most popular program for aspiring animators— Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA).

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Oregon

According to the latest report by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), Oregon is now home to 60 Title IV degree-granting colleges and universities. This means, the state’s best colleges are eligible for federal financial aid programs. Before these schools can claim Title IV status, they must meet five strict requirements, established by the U.S. Department of Education. They must (1) have accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, (2) grant an associate's degree or higher, (3) offer a program of at least 300 clock hours in length, (4) be in business for at least 2 years, and (5) sign a participation agreement with the Department. The state’s best schools for animators have these things in common as well as several other factors that separate some of the best schools from all others.

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Portland, Oregon

These days, businesses all over Portland maintain an ongoing economic demand for tech professionals who are experienced in the development of mobile applications.  Mobile apps can be downloaded for sending messages, visiting fan clubs, software engineering, digital artwork and innumerable other useful functions.  There's even an app that converts color photos to black and white while maintaining the color in selected areas.  Portland techies lately experience a sharp increase in lucrative local opportunities for skilled app developers.

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Eugene, Oregon

Businesses in the city of Eugene, Oregon maintain a fast increasing demand for tech professionals experienced in mobile app design.  Mobile apps can be downloaded for making funny noises, tweaking images, playing trivia games, composing music and countless other creative functions.  There's even an app that calculates your carbon footprint.  The global popularity of mobile apps creates many interesting local employment opportunities for Eugene app developers.

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